Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Course Duration: 6 - 12 Months

An internationally portable Higher Education Programme which includes Sports Conditioning and Personal Training

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Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Course Overview for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Distance with Workshops

Study online and attend optional workshops

R20,500.00


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Part Time

Attend part-time classes

R23,500.00


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Full Time

Attend weekday classes

R39,500.00


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Ways to Study This Course

Distance with Workshops
  • Students study online using the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
  • Hard Copy manuals available on request.
  • Students are assigned to an Online Tutor who will assist throughout the course.
  • Students attend Structured Workshops which are offered nationally from all HFPA Campuses and Support Centres. (Workshop cycles commence 3 x per year which enables you to work at your own pace).
Online Johannesburg Pretoria Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Nelspruit
Part Time
  • Students attend Lectures and Workshops (Saturday mornings or evenings).
  • Highly qualified Course Presenters lead you systematically through the course material.
  • Programmes commence in February & July.
  • Students receive a full Course Pack.
  • Students have access to the HFPA Online Learning Platform.
Johannesburg Pretoria Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth Nelspruit
Full Time
  • Programmes are offered over an Academic Year.
  • Students attend weekday lectures and workshops at HFPA Campuses as per the course calendar.
  • Students benefit from Course Leaders and Presenters who guide them through the course.
  • Full Time programmes include extra courses and industry exposure which provide broader skills and therefore earning potential.
  • Students graduate with the confidence to start their business.
  • Graduation Ceremony.
  • Students receive a full Course Pack.
Johannesburg Pretoia Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth
  • The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 5) is a Higher education qualification which covers Personal Training and Sports Conditioning and an introduction to Special Populations
  • This qualification leads to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science (NQF 6)
  • Become a Respected Fitness Professional of the highest calibre with our Higher Education qualifications.
  • Graduates enter the workplace as multi-skilled Fitness Professionals with a broad base of expertise
  • Work internationally in Fitness, Sport or Recreation environments, or start your own business

MODES OF DELIVERY
Distance with workshops (workshop programmes commence in February & July)

  • 7 x Workshops offered on Saturdays 09h00 – 12h30 (as per the Workshop Calendar)
  • Workshop Venues: Bedfordview, Durban
  • Workshops are optional – Students receive a workshops itinerary and can choose which workshops they would like to attend. We recommend that all are attended as students gain much benefit
  • Study from anywhere

Full time – ONLY AVAILABLE AT OUR CAPE TOWN AND SUNNINGHILL CAMPUSES
(course commences February 2020 as per the academic calendar)

ADDED VALUE! INCLUDE ALL OF THIS FOR FREE!

Course Requirements

You will need a Grade 12 National Senior Certificate. If you do not hold a level 4 NQF you can apply to study our Fitness Instructor NQF 4 Certificate. Successfully completing this will provide you access to our NQF 5 programmes

Offered at the following campuses:

Payment Plans for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

Distance with Workshops Pricing

Study Online and Attend Optional Workshops:

R20,500.00

 

  • Course Fee: R20 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R7 166
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R7 166
  • Upfront Deposit: R5 000
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R3 600

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Part Time Pricing

Part Time:

R23,500.00

  • Course Fee: R23 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R7 833
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R7 833
  • Upfront Deposit: R6 000
  • Payment Over 5 Months: R3 970

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Full Time Pricing

Study on Weekdays:

R39,500.00

  • Course Fee: R39 500
  • Upfront Deposit: R13 167
  • Payment Over 2 Months: R13 167
  • Upfront Deposit: R9 000
  • Payment Over 10 Months: R3 445

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Core Modules for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • Module 1: Exercise Physiology
  • Module 2: Assessment & Programming
  • Module 3: Special Considerations
  • Module 4: Entrepreneurship
  • Module 5: Nutrition & Weight Management
  • Module 6: Practical

Career Opportunities for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • Work as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer in health clubs, or in private practice
  • Add sports Performance, Wellness Management and Sport Science support to your resume
  • Travel the world working on international luxury cruise liners or at holiday clubs
  • Continue on to the Advanced Certificate in Exercise Science to grow your expertise and open doors to university level programmes
  • Work as a health and fitness blogger, online personal trainer, fitness manager or wellness director
  • Open your own business, gym or studio

Career Paths to Follow

Accreditations for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science

  • NQF Level: 5
  • Course Credits: 123
  • Registered by the Department of Education (DOE) and accredited by the Higher Education Quality Controls & Training Committee (HEQCTO) and the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
  • SAQA Registered
  • Recognised and registered with REPSSA (Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa). REPSSA is part of ICREPS (International Confederation of Registers for Exercise Professionals)

Training Centres

The Higher Certificate in Exercise Science is offered at the following training centres:

Calendar for the Higher Certificate in Exercise Science